Maharashtra politics

Defections depleting Maharashtra BJP ranks

The party is also feeling the vacuum left behind by mass leaders like Gopinath Munde and Pramod Mahajan.

published on : 9th January 2021

Maharashtra: Gram panchayat poll candidate's car set ablaze in Thane

No one was injured in the incident, which comes a day after some persons opened fire on a man and his wife, who are also contesting the gram panchayat elections, to be held on January 15.

published on : 4th January 2021

A year later, ex-CM Devendra Fadnavis downplays his teaming up with Ajit Pawar to form government

Fadnavis said that projects like the water grid and city water pipeline aimed at developing Marathwada were in coma under the current regime.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP will fight among each other and break up: Maharashtra BJP chief

Chandrakant Patil said his party cannot form a government with either of the three parties in the ruling coalition, but that they are acting as an active Opposition.

published on : 29th September 2020

'Cannot leave demolished house the way it's': Bombay HC to BMC on Kangana's plea

Ranaut's lawyer and senior counsel Birendra Saraf submitted in the court a DVD containing a speech in which Raut allegedly made a comment threatening the actress.

published on : 24th September 2020

Case against six toll booth staffers in Maharashtra over argument with Congress MLA Hiraman Khoskar

The incident took place at Padgha toll plaza in Thane around 10.30 pm on Wednesday when Congress MLA Hiraman Khoskar was returning to Nashik from Mumbai.

published on : 17th September 2020

Shiv Sena praises BJP's Devendra Fadnavis for doing 'good job' as Opposition leader in Maharashtra

The ruling party also said that as Fadnavis has expressed satisfaction over the public health machinery in the state in the fight against COVID-19 which has boosted the morale of the government.

published on : 18th July 2020

Don't take voters for granted; even Indira, Atal had lost elections: Sharad Pawar hit out at BJP

The veteran leader said he was neither the headmaster nor the remote control of the MVA and made it clear that Thackeray and his ministers were running the government.

published on : 11th July 2020

NCP chief Sharad Pawar asks nephew and Mahrashtra deputy CM Ajit to eat the humble pie

Five Shiv Sena corporators, who had recently joined NCP, return home to solve differenced between the MVA alliance partners.

published on : 8th July 2020

First non-Thackeray interview of NCP chief Sharad Pawar to appear in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana

Sharad Pawar, the architect of the Maha Vikas Aghadi is the first person other than Thackeray that has been interviewed by Saamana in a big way.

published on : 7th July 2020

India-China standoff: By supporting Modi, Sharad Pawar leaves Maha Vikas Aghadi in a fix

Congress fumes as Sharad Pawar lends support to Modi on standoff with China.

published on : 29th June 2020

Sharad Pawar is like 'corona' that has infected Maharashtra: BJP MLC Gopichand Padalkar

Padalkar also accused Pawar of doing politics over the long-pending issue of reservation for the Dhangar (shepherd) community.

published on : 24th June 2020

Rajya Sabha polls: Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi, NCP's Fauzia Khan file nominations

NCP president Sharad Pawar and Union minister Ramdas Athawale, both sitting Rajya Sabha members, have already filed their papers for the March 26 polls.

published on : 13th March 2020

BJP ready to back Shiv Sena if Congress, NCP quit govt over Muslim quota

Sudhir Mungantiwar's statement came after CM Uddhav Thackeray said that no decision has been taken on quota for backward Muslims in education as he had not received any such proposal.

published on : 4th March 2020

Aaditya as CM or playing second fiddle to BJP? Sena adopts wait-and-watch approach 

The deliberations within the Sena are currently revolving around two options viz. to stay with BJP and increase stake in the government and to make Aaditya the CM with the help of Congress and NCP.

published on : 25th October 2019
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